Home / 2017 / August

Monthly Archives: August 2017

US blacklists Hizbul Mujahideen

fff

HELD KASHMIR GROUP DESIGNATED AMONG TERRORIST ORGANISATIONS WASHINGTON: The United States added the Kashmiri pro-independence group Hizbul Mujahideen to its blacklist of terrorist organisations yesterday, amid renewed protests against Indian oppression in the region. US authorities had already designated the group’s leader, Syed Salahuddin, a “global terrorist”, but he is …

Read More »

Zardari rejects Nawaz’s offer

Zardari-denounce

PARTICIPATION IN GRAND NATIONAL DIALOGUE  From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples’ Party supremo Asif Zardari has said the PPP will not participate in any ‘grand national dialogue’, idea of which was floated by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif earlier this month. While talking to reporters before his GT Road Rally, …

Read More »

NAB summons Nawaz, sons tomorrow

NC Monitoring Desk RAWALPINDI: NAB Rawalpindi has summoned former premier Nawaz Sharif, his sons Hussain and Hasan for investigation in Azizia Mills case. According to a private TV channel, Nawaz and sons will have to present themselves before a NAB team on August 18. The NAB team will travel to …

Read More »

NSC condemns unprovoked Indian firing at LoC

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the National Security Council (NSC) meeting at the PM House yesterday. This was the first NSC meeting held under the chairmanship of PM Abbasi, who was elected by the parliament earlier this month after the Supreme Court ruling disqualified former …

Read More »

SHC orders NAB to continue operations in Sindh

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) yesterday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to continue its inquiries against provincial assembly members and bureaucrats. Opposition parties, including the MQM Pakistan, PML-F, and PTI, jointly filed a petition in SHC challenging the controversial National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 Repeal …

Read More »

Dr Asim backs Sindh anti-NAB Law

Dr-Asim

By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Karachi Division President Dr Asim Hussain has said that he is not engaged in political activities nowadays therefore knows nothing about any political developments as he is hospitalised and undergoing treatment. “I do go for outdoor walk sometimes.” Replying to questions from media …

Read More »

Indian, Chinese troops clash on border dispute

NC Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly in a border dispute in the western Himalayas yesteday, highlighting continued tension over contested territory in the region. Indian army officials refused to confirm any details of the incident and China’s foreign ministry said it was “unaware” of any …

Read More »

Indian, Chinese troops clash on border dispute

NC Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly in a border dispute in the western Himalayas yesteday, highlighting continued tension over contested territory in the region. Indian army officials refused to confirm any details of the incident and China’s foreign ministry said it was “unaware” of any …

Read More »

ECP rejects PTI’s appeal

HALTING FOREIGN FUNDING CASE  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected PTI appeal to halt the election body’s proceedings on the foreign funding case, issuing the party yet another “last chance”to submit its full financial records — this time by September 7. Following the initial arguments yesterday, …

Read More »